Master programme in social work
Degree of Bachelor of at least 180 credits, 90 of which should be in Social Work including an independent project for at least 15 credits, or equivalent academic qualifications. Upper secondary school level Swedish 3 or B, and English 6 or A, or equivalent.
Course of study
|Semester 1||ECTS credits|
|Methods of Social Science (Obligatory)||7.5|
|Theories of Social Work (Obligatory)||7.5|
|Semester 2||ECTS credits|
|Degree Project in Social work (Obligatory)||15|
|Semester 3||ECTS credits|
|Advanced Course in Methods of Social Science (Obligatory)||7.5|
|Optional course (Obligatory)||15|
|Optional course (Obligatory)||7.5|
Elective course: Students are free to choose among certain alternative courses, often depending on their choice of specialisation.
Optional course: Students are free to choose any course offered at Karlstad University or at other universities. Courses listed are examples of recommended or frequently chosen courses for a specific programme.